Paul Chambers celebrates demurely.
Twitter joke: No evidence anyone found tweet 'menacing'
By Press Gazette - 27 July 12:33

Paul Chambers wins his appeal over the "Twitter Joke Trial"

Royal Courts of Justice.
High Court to give "Twitter Joke Trial" appeal verdict
By David Allen Green - 26 July 16:58

Lord Chief Justice to hand down judgment today

The front page of Steam.
Valve panics as Windows 8 prepares to drink Steam's milkshake
By Alex Hern - 26 July 12:03

Platform owners gear up to leverage their power.

Portrait by Leonie Hampton for the New Statesman
David Bailey: “I like George Osborne. He makes sense to me”
By Rebecca McClelland - 26 July 9:04

The photographer on politics, the East End and his time as a debt collector.

Cassetteboy is back, taking Boris Johnson to new levels of incomprehensibility
By Alex Hern - 24 July 13:58

Boris Johnson on the Olympic Games (sort of): "A kind of cringe-making clash of civilisations"

Gamers Against Bigotry is hacked... by gamers in favour of bigotry
By Helen Lewis - 24 July 11:59

A site which opposed racist, sexist language in online multiplayer is repeatedly taken down by hackers.

Rio Ferdinand
Rio Ferdinand seems to think his "choc-ice banter" is a private conversation
By Sam Delaney - 19 July 12:17

Footballers, freed from the clutches of their media advisers, can become alarmingly interesting online.

A Greenpeace activist covers the logo of the Shell oil company
Epic Shell PR fail? No, the real villains here are Greenpeace
By Martin Robbins - 18 July 11:15

Since when were Greenpeace the bad guys?

The front page of the new NBCNews.com
Microsoft exits MSNBC.com
By Alex Hern - 16 July 8:11

The last of the new/old media team-ups ends

New Statesman
Former social media giant Digg sold for a pittance
By Alex Hern - 13 July 10:33

Digg parceled up and sold off for a tenth of its peak value.

Oolicemen wait on standby for more violence in south London, on August 9, 2011
"Frontline" police tweeter Inspector Winter is a fake
By Caroline Crampton - 13 July 9:53

A conman is under investigation for impersonating an officer both on the social network and in person.

Richard Branson: "Create a European army - and privatise Radio 1"
By David Miliband - 11 July 12:11

The Virgin entrepreneur and adventurer talks to David Miliband about tax avoidance, Bob Diamond, why Europe needs a joint army and why he’ll never back any one political party.

Would Boris Johnson rather be attacked by a dozen duck-sized horses or one horse-sized duck?
By Adam Bienkov - 11 July 11:42

The London Mayor's Twitter Q&A showed the perils of engaging with voters on digital platforms without really understanding them.

Rio Ferdinand's tweet flirts with Contempt of Court laws
By New Statesman - 09 July 13:29

Footballer tweets about "Liar Liar" as the court case between his brother Anton and John Terry begins.

This is what online harassment looks like
By Helen Lewis - 06 July 9:30

Obscene images, hate sites and a game where people are invited to beat you up have been inflicted on Anita Sarkeesian.

New Statesman
YouView unveiled by Alan Sugar
By Joe Derry-Malone - 04 July 11:23

BBC-backed YouView launched two years behind schedule.

New Statesman
Freeview viewers to be charged £200
By Joe Derry-Malone - 02 July 11:42

Pay or face interference.

Morsi monitored by Egyptian activists
By Joe Derry-Malone - 29 June 11:50

Website allows activists to track the new president.

Microsoft buys networking site Yammer for $1.2bn
By Joe Derry-Malone - 26 June 10:53

Microsoft step up battle with Google

Google launches smart TV products for the UK
By Helen Robb - 25 June 13:16

Google and Sony ready to launch Google TV on 16 July.

Facebook’s Instagram bid under investigation
By Helen Robb - 25 June 12:48

OFT to investigate Facebook’s $1bn takeover bid for photo sharing software.

Online trolls, Julian Assange on the run and Jimmy Carr’s tax dodge
By Helen Lewis - 20 June 17:48

“You’re a Bolshevik feminist Jewess.” That was one of the more printable insults aimed at a blogger named Anita Sarkeesian, who wanted to make a series of videos about the portrayal of women in computer games. And it wasn’t just offensive comments.

The real reason Julian Assange sought asylum
By Ryan Gallagher - 20 June 10:45

The WikiLeaks chief fears he could face the death penalty in the US for treason.

Julian Assange seeks political asylum in Ecuador
By Helen Lewis - 19 June 20:56

The Wikileaks founder arrives at Ecuadorian embassy, as he awaits a ruling on extradition to Sweden.

We love to mess with the Twitter bird
Are ‘most influential’ Twitter lists sexist?
By Caroline Crampton - 19 June 14:51

If rankings arbitrarily pass over women, they are meaningless.

Facebook buys facial recognition company
By Joe Derry-Malone - 19 June 11:29

Face.com, an Israeli tech company, sold for a rumoured $60m.

New Statesman on Google Currents
The New Statesman is now on Google Currents
By New Statesman - 15 June 16:36

You can now read the NS on your iPad, iPhone or Android by subscribing on the free social reading app

Sweden's official twitter account just got freaky
By Alex Hern - 12 June 11:39

Thank you, Sonja Abrahamsson, for being just a bit weird.

Anita Sarkeesian
Dear The Internet, This Is Why You Can't Have Anything Nice
By Helen Lewis - 12 June 11:34

Anita Sarkeesian's project to expose stereotypes in video games attracts a maelstrom of hate.

Thank you, hater video by Clever Pie and Isabel Fay
Thank you Hater! Anti-troll song goes viral
By Helen Lewis - 09 June 9:38

Comedian Isabel Fay takes aim at internet bullies.

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